Archive for December, 2013

The Safest Cars for 2014 – Forbes

The Safest Cars for 2014
Forbes
In order to earn the highest designation of TOP SAFETY PICK+, vehicles must display the same level of performance in those tests, and for the first time since the awards began with 2006 model year cars, they will also be required to offer an effective

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Ford to be 2013’s best-selling car brand in US – USA TODAY

Ford to be 2013's best-selling car brand in US
USA TODAY
"The great news is that we are not overly reliant on any one segment — we're seeing double-digit sales growth in cars, trucks and utilities," said John Felice, Ford vice president, U.S. marketing, sales and service. Detroit's automakers traditionally

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The 10 best tech cars of 2013 – ExtremeTech


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The 10 best tech cars of 2013
ExtremeTech
Here at ExtremeTech, the best cars are the cars with the best technology. In 2013, just about every car is fast enough, they all have the safety basics including seat belts, electronic stability control and airbags, and most get decent fuel economy for

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The 10 Most Popular Automobiles Worldwide in 2013 – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 10 Most Popular Automobiles Worldwide in 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Though Ford (NYSE:F) F-Series trucks dominated U.S. auto sales in 2013, world consumers gravitated toward smaller and more efficient vehicles. In fact, outside of a single compact SUV and one midsize sedan, the 10 best-selling automobiles were all

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Alfardan Automobiles helping to drive tennis stars’ success .. – Gulf Times


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Alfardan Automobiles helping to drive tennis stars' success ..
Gulf Times
Kandeel and Alami at the delivery ceremony of BMW fleet cars to the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2014 Tennis Tournament. Alfardan Automobiles, the official importer for BMW Group in Qatar, has confirmed its alliance with the Qatar Tennis Federation by 

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New Calif. law: Keep 3-foot gap between bike, car – USA TODAY

New Calif. law: Keep 3-foot gap between bike, car
USA TODAY
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — California cyclists are concerned about the ambiguity of a new law effective in 2014 that was created to ensure their safety. Beginning Sept. 16, motorists will be required to maintain a 3-foot buffer between themselves and

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Why Car Buyers May Score the Best Deal on New Year’s – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why Car Buyers May Score the Best Deal on New Year's
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Car shoppers might feel dizzy after getting an endless stream of sales pitches for the end of summer, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and then the holiday season through December. However, anyone who's still on the fence may land the best deal on New 

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James Glickenhaus teases next sports car – LeftLane News


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James Glickenhaus teases next sports car
LeftLane News
Car Test Drive Reviews and Videos. Our team of experts have driven hundreds of new car models from virtually every automaker, Get their unbiased impressions here. or …. The team is still fine-tuning the design but early teaser sketches suggest the
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Google, Apple Forge Auto Ties – Wall Street Journal


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Google, Apple Forge Auto Ties
Wall Street Journal
The developments, some of which were discussed in an article in electronics trade publication EE Times earlier this month, come as car makers keep adding more computer chips to their new models. Some, such as GM and Audi, have announced plans to 
Google and Audi Expected to Announce the Android-based Car SystemInternational Business Times AU
Google and Audi said to be prepping Android-powered in-car entertainment PhoneDog

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Cuba opens market for new cars but who’s buying? – VOXXI

Cuba opens market for new cars but who's buying?
VOXXI
Cuba recently announced it will open unrestricted imports of brand new cars for all residents in the island. The measure will rescind a domestic ban that constrained trading in new vehicles since the 1950s for the majority of the people in Cuba. Surely

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